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  • In pictures: Microsoft's Imagine Cup NZ winners

    In pictures: Microsoft's Imagine Cup NZ winners

    After delivering presentations on their proposals to judging panels of their respective categories, the top 14 competing finalists for Microsoft NZ’s Imagine Cup gathered at the University of Auckland’s Business School yesterday afternoon to hear the announcement of the winners. Now in its 12th year, the Microsoft Imagine Cup sees around 16,900 students in 11,700 teams submitting 7,500 projects worldwide. This year’s competition in New Zealand received 73 entries from across the country.

News about New Zealand
  • NZ government warns of algorithm bias

    The New Zealand government has produced its first report into the use of algorithms by government agencies, saying there are few safeguards against biased algorithms, and there is ample scope for government agencies to lift their game.

  • Chorus UFB connections surge

    Chorus has reported a 45 per cent increase in the number of fibre broadband connections in the three months to 30 June, taking the total to 433,000, exceeding the number of ADSL connections for the first time.

Whitepapers about New Zealand

  • Assessing your next NZ cloud provider - 13 point check

    This whitepaper looks at the important points that companies must understand before migrating to cloud. By reading you’ll understand: how to better compare and analyse cloud vendor offerings, what issues you should consider and what you should ignore, and how to simplify confusing pricing schemes to find the best value.